From the Inside Flap
The proven premise of The Calcium Key is simple: eat more calcium-rich foods, lose more weight. Backed by patented, peer-reviewed research in study after study, Dr. Zemels revolutionary weight-loss program reveals the precise portions of mostly low-fat dairy foodsyogurt, milk, even the cheeses you lovethat will work wonders for your individual weight-loss needs. This easy and delicious plan features foods that are not only downright delicious but are also scientifically proven to satisfy your appetite and reduce hunger. Youll get thin the safe way while enjoying every meal.
Brought to life with the inspiring stories of real people Dr. Zemel has worked with, The Calcium Key shows you how to:
- Triple the rate of fat lost from your abdominal areathe "belly fat" that puts you at greatest risk for high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart disease, and Type 2 diabetes
- Determine your individualized calorie requirements for weight loss based on your current weight and level of activity
- Maximize your low-GI foods (good carbs) and minimize high-GI foods (bad carbs)
- Tame your appetite with highly satisfying foods
Filled with customized meal plans for your individual needs and packed with dozens of recipes for main courses, soups, snacks, side dishes, and desserts, The Calcium Key is a breakthrough diet book that shows you how to lose weight by eating the foods you love.
From the Back Cover
"Wow--a diet book that is actually based on science! At long last, a book that combines the valid research to support its claims, simple explanations on determining how to put the proven methods into action, and meal plans and recipes to encourage the reader. I literally went and got myself a piece of cheese as I read chapter three and have added low-fat yogurt to my shopping list."
--Alice Domar, Ph.D., author of the bestselling Self-Nurture, Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School, and Director of the Mind/Body Center for Womens Health at Boston IVF
"The Calcium Key is a new direction for weight loss that is healthy, tasty and easy. Getting three servings a day of low-fat milk, cheese, or yogurt instead of some of your current choices will burn fat, reduce calories and change how your body looks."
--George L. Blackburn, M.D., Ph.D., S. Daniel Abraham Associate Professor of Nutrition,
Harvard Medical School; and Chief, Nutrition Metabolism Laboratory, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
"Zemel paints on an amazingly broad canvas. . . . He shows how calcium operates at every step of the way--and why a high calcium intake is important for everyone throughout life."
--Robert P. Heaney, M.D., John A. Creighton University Professor and Professor of Medicine at Creighton University
Now the truth can be revealed: cheese, yogurt, and milk are all powerful ingredients in the war against fat. Now you can enjoy the low-fat dairy foods you like as part of a sensible weight-loss plan that really works with the help of The Calcium Key.
- Increase the amount of weight you lose by 70%
- Increase the amount of body fat you lose by 64%
- Lose 47% more fat from your belly
- Most important, keep the weight off for good!